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Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Australian National University

 Scholarship Name:  Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)

 Description:  Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) scholarships are awarded to students of exceptional research potential undertaking a Higher Degree by Research (HDR). APAs are provided to assist with general living costs. Part-time APAs may only be awarded under exceptional circumstances which relate to the applicant having significant caring commitments or a medical condition.

 Study Level:  Doctor Degree (By Research), Master Degree (By Research)

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $25,849

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship provides a stipend of $25,849 per year (2015 rate, indexed annually). Tenure is 3 years for a PhD and 2 years for a master by research, with a possible a 6-month extension for PhD students. The scholarship also provides a thesis allowance and, where applicable, a relocation allowance.

 Length:  3 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  The awards are open to Australian citizens and permanent residents or New Zealand citizens, who hold a bachelor degree with honours Class I or IIA or an equivalent qualification. Applicants cannot: previously have held an Australian Government Research Scholarship for more than six months; be in receipt of an equivalent award (greater than 75 per cent of the base stipend); or, have completed a degree at the same level or higher than that proposed.

 Study Location:  Australia - Australian Capital Territory

 Closing Date:  31 October

 Other Details:  Applicants are encouraged to make contact with the relevant Graduate Studies Convener or prospective supervisor to discuss the proposed research topic and related matters prior to lodging their application.

 Number Per Year:  80

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Research Scholarships

 Contact Phone:  61 2 61258124

 Contact Fax:  61 2 61257535

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Australian National University

 Provider Phone:  61 2 135268

 Provider Fax:  61 2 61257535

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